Traveling the Frankincense Trail

Gary at the camp in the Empty Quarter which stretches over 250,000 miles covering parts of Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. My travels around the world have been numerous over the last 30 years, looking for plants, looking for growers, and developing farms in order to …

Ring in the New Year with January’s Exclusive Rewards!

  The new year is here, and we’re getting things started with some of our favorite essential oils! With your qualifying January order, you can earn free bottles of Peppermint, Rosemary, and Tea Tree oils, as well as several other member favorites! Learn more about how your order can qualify …

Wellness in the New Year: A Practical Approach

As the new year approaches, most of us make resolutions to live better. For many, that usually includes eating better, exercising, and adopting other healthy habits. Here are a few tips to help in your quest for wellness:   1. Improve Your Intake H2Whoa!: Simply increasing your water intake will …

NingXia Bar Party Printables

Here are the printable versions of the sign and take-home cards we used for our “How to Host a NingXia Red Bar at Your Holiday Party” blog.   Blend Idea Sign Printable To Download: Click on the thumbnail image to expand to full version. Right click to for Windows or …

How to Host NingXia Red Bar at Your Holiday Party

Give your holiday party an essential oil-infused twist by hosting a NingXia Red® bar! This is a great way to introduce your friends and family to some of Young Living’s member-favorite products in a casual setting. When you’re hosting a party for the holidays, setting up a NingXia Red bar …

Nuts About Wolfberries Energy Bars

Yield: 8 servings Prep. time: 10 minutes Total time: 2 hours 10 minutes   INGREDIENTS: 2 cups pitted dates 1 cup Organic Dried Wolfberries 1 cup pistachios 1 cup cashews 2 Tbsp. water 2 drops Orange essential oil 1 drop Cinnamon Bark essential oil 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract   …

Pumpkin Spice Protein Bars

Yield: 30 bars Prep. time: 10 minutes Total time: 40 minutes   INGREDIENTS: 1–2 teaspoons Stevia powder 4 oz. unsweetened applesauce 2 tsp. ground cinnamon or 2 drops Cinnamon Bark essential oil 1 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/2 tsp. ground cloves or 1 drop Clove essential oil 1 tsp. aluminum-free baking powder …

Grapefruit-Mint Spritzer

Yield: 4 servings Prep. time: 5 minutes Total time: 4 hours 5 minutes   INGREDIENTS: 15 fresh mint leaves ¼ cup Blue Agave or honey 4–12 drops Grapefruit essential oil (to taste, but the more the better—up to 12 drops) 8 cups sparkling or still water   INSTRUCTIONS: In the bottom …

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Mary and the boys and I wish you all a wonderful Christmas holiday with your loved ones. Mary and Gary Young with Baby Jacob at the Mona Distillery in Mona, Utah. Photo from Mary’s new book: D. Gary Young: The World Leader in Essential Oils. Wishing you all Happy Trails …

Homemade Holidays: DIY Essential Oil Gifts

Share the gift of essential oils this holiday season with three easy personal care DIYs! First introduced at our 2015 Beauty School, these tried-and-true recipes are easy, inexpensive, and just a little luxurious. Plus, they make a giftable package in small mason jars or lip balm pots wrapped with a …